Frontiers in B-cell immunology


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Marginal zone B cells are naturally reactive to collagen type II and are involved in the initiation of the immune response in collagen-induced arthritis

Cecilia Carnrot, Kajsa E Prokopec, Kristina Råsbo, Mikael CI Karlsson and Sandra Kleinau

Cellular and Molecular Immunology 8, 296–304 doi:10.1038/cmi.2011.2

CD40-activated B cells are more potent than immature dendritic cells to induce and expand CD4+ regulatory T cells

Jian Zheng, Yinping Liu, Yu-Lung Lau and Wenwei Tu

Cellular and Molecular Immunology 7, 44–50 doi:10.1038/cmi.2009.103

Discrimination of membrane antigen affinity by B cells requires dominance of kinetic proofreading over serial engagement

Philippos K Tsourkas, Wanli Liu, Somkanya C Das, Susan K Pierce and Subhadip Raychaudhuri

Cellular and Molecular Immunology 9, 62–74 doi:10.1038/cmi.2011.29

A critical role of IL-17 in modulating the B-cell response during H5N1 influenza virus infection

Xiaohui Wang, Chris CS Chan, Min Yang, Jun Deng, Vincent KM Poon, Virtual HC Leung, King-Hung Ko, Jie Zhou, Kwok Yung Yuen, Bo-Jian Zheng and Liwei Lu

Cellular and Molecular Immunology 8, 462–468 doi:10.1038/cmi.2011.38

Unraveling B cell receptor mechanics

Jürgen Wienands

Nature Immunology 6, 1072–1074 doi:10.1038/ni1105-1072

Circulating human B cells that express surrogate light chains and edited receptors

Eric Meffre Eric Davis Claudine Schiff Charlotte Cunningham-Rundles Lionel B. Ivashkiv Louis M. Staudt James W. Young and Michel C. Nussenzweig

Nature Immunology 1, 207–213 doi:10.1038/79739

Human immunodeficiency virus 1 Nef suppresses CD40-dependent immunoglobulin class switching in bystander B cells

Xugang Qiao, Bing He, April Chiu, Daniel M Knowles, Amy Chadburn and Andrea Cerutti

Nature Immunology 7, 302–310 doi:10.1038/ni1302

Signaling protein SWAP-70 is required for efficient B cell homing to lymphoid organs

Glen Pearce, Veronique Angeli, Gwendalyn J Randolph, Tobias Junt, Ulrich von Andrian, Hans-Joachim Schnittler and Rolf Jessberger

Nature Immunology 7, 827–834 doi:10.1038/ni1365

Distinct functions for the transcription factor Foxo1 at various stages of B cell differentiation

Hart S Dengler, Gisele V Baracho, Sidne A Omori, Shane Bruckner, Karen C Arden, Diego H Castrillon, Ronald A DePinho and Robert C Rickert

Nature Immunology 9, 1388–1398 doi:10.1038/ni.1667

Reciprocal regulation of polarized cytokine production by effector B and T cells

David P. Harris, Laura Haynes, Peter C. Sayles, Debra K. Duso, Sheri M. Eaton, Nancy M. Lepak, Lawrence L. Johnson, Susan L. Swain and Frances E. Lund

Nature Immunology 9, 475–482 doi:10.1038/82717